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Serial Number Criteria: 40-1474
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
40-1361 ... 40-1561 (EXACT MATCH)
Martin B-26 Marauder
1361 in belly landing at Patterson Field Aug 8, 1941
1362 (22nd BG, "Betsy") belly landed in a cornfield near Wright Patterson Field,
OH Aug 8, 1941 after losing an engine.
1363 (22nd BG, 33rd BS) landing accident at Martin company field, Maryland Mar 20, 1941.  Made wheels up landing 
at Jackson Field, New Guinea Jun 9, 1942.  Repaired and flown to RAAF Air Depot and to Essendon, Melbourne where it was
used for administrative flights.
1364 (22nd BG) nosewheel failure Apr 3, 1941 at Patterson Field, Ohio.  Repaired
1365 (22nd BG) nosewheel failure at Chanute Mar 18, 1941
1366 W/o Nov 19, 1942 at Tyndall Field, FL 
1367 crashed Jul 4, 1943 on training mission near Poteet, TX
1368 (22nd BG) crashed on takeoff at Dobodura, New Guinea Sep 8, 1943.
1370 (28th CG, 73rd BS) in landing accident in bad weather at King Salmon, Alaska Aug 16, 1942.   Crew killed.
1371 (22nd BG)
1372 (22nd BG) nose wheel failure at Langley Field, VA Apr 3, 1941.  Rebuilt and
passed on to 73rd  BG 77th BS.
1374 W/o Sep 2, 1942 at Fire Island, AK 
1375 (22nd BG) nosewheel failure during landing at Martin factory field Jun 11, 1941.  Nosewheel failure at Langley 
Field, Virginia Jul 11, 1941.  In accident at Berlin, Marylnd Jun 15, 1942  
1377 (22nd BG)
1378 (38th BG, 71st BS) in landing accident at Patterson Field, Ohio Jun 16, 1942.
1380 (22nd BG) modified as XB-26D.  Bad landing at Longley Field, Virginia Apr 16, 1941. 
1381 (28th CG, 73rd BS) in landing accident  at Naknek, Alaska Aug 16, 1942.
1382 (22nd BG) W/o  Feb 14, 1942 at Patterson Field, OH 
1384 (22nd BG)
1387 (73rd BS, 28th BG, 11th AF) shot down by AAA from Japanese destroyer 30 mi NE of Kiska Island Oct 16, 1942.
MACR 15931.  All 4 crew killed.
1388 (22nd BG, "Pistol Packing Mamma") scrapped at Brisbane after 82 missions Jan 1944.
1389 (22nd BG) crashed on landing at Archerfield, Brisbane, Australia Mar 25, 1942.
1390 (22nd BG, 33rd BS) crashed on takeoff at Reid River, Australia May 15, 1942.  8 killed
1391 (22nd BG, 38th BS, 5th AF) participated in Battle of Midway.  Landed partial gear up at Midway Island Jun 4, 1942
and w/o.  Landing Accident at Midway Airfield Midway Island Due to Landing Gear Partially Up During Landing 
While Returning From a Mission on The Japanese Ships During The Battle of Midway. All Crew Survived. 
Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Had Over 500 Holes in it. Salvaged.
1392 (2nd BS, 22nd BG, 5th AF) crashed near Reid River Airfield, Queensland, Australia Apr 4, 1943 due to engine failure while
on practice flight.  One crewman killed, rest survived, aircraft was destroyed.
1393 (22nd BG, 18th RS) in forced landing at Muroc AB, California when ran out of fueld Dec 12, 1941.
1394 (22nd BG, 19th BS) destroyed on ground during enemy air attack on Port Moresby, AU Apr 24, 1942.
1395 (22nd BG, 18 RS) overshot at Wright Patterson Field Aug 20, 1941 due to wet grass,
broke nose wheel assembly following aborted takeoff.
1396 (22nd BG) wrecked on takeoff at Savannah, GA Nov 7, 1941 due to engine failure.
1397 (22nd BG) retained at Hickam Field, Hawaii and crashed on takeoff Oct 1, 1942.
1398 (2nd BS, 22nd BG, 5th AF) crashed on test flight at Hickam Field, Oahu, Hawaii Apr 1, 1942 while on test flight.
All crew survived, but aircraft was destroyed.
1399 (22nd BG) in accident at Langley Field, Virginia Oct 30, 1941. Damaged on ground at Port Moresby 
by bombs and strafing.  Salvaged.
1400 (22nd BG, 408th BS) shot down by A6M2 flown by Lt Jg Junichi Sasai of Tainan Kolutai Apr 18, 1942 in attack on Rabaul.  
4 KIA, 3 POW.  5 KIA, 2 POW also quoted.
1401 (22nd BG, 408th BS) crash landed at Williamstown NSW Apr 11, 1942.
1402 (22nd BG, 2nd BS, 5th AF) shot down by Aichi E13A (Jake) May 10, 1942 in attack on enemy shipping near Deboyne Islands,
Papua New Guinea.  The E13A was on the ground and W/o Matsuoka and S1C M. Shimizu claimed the shoot down with the
E13A machine gun.  All 7 crew killed.
1403 (19th BS, 22nd BG, 5th AF) ran off taxi strip into ditch at Iron Range, Queensland, Australia Sep 30, 1942.  All crew
survived, but aircraft was DBR and used for spare parts and salvaged.
1404 (22nd BG) made belly landing at Turnbull Strip after being damaged by AAA while attacking a
convoy near Finchhafen, New Guinea Jan 6, 1943.
1405 (22nd BG,408th BS, "Goosie") landed with nosewheel up May 20, 1942 at Garbutt Field, Australia 
1406 (22nd BG, 19th BS, 5th AF, "Reluctant") ditched near Dobodura during training flight Sep 12, 1943.  3 drowned, 2 survived
and were able to swim ashore.
1407 (22nd BG, 19th BS, "Our Gal") scrapped in Brisbane Jan 1944.
1408 (28th BG, 73rd BS, 11th AF) MIA near Cold Bay, Alaska Jun 4, 1942.  MACR 15389.  All 7 crew killed.
1409 (19th BS, 22nd BG, 5th AF) landing accident due to short field, Sydney, Australia Mar 31, 1942.  All crew survived,
aircraft DBR, washed out and salvaged.
1410 (22nd BG, 18th RS) lost tail section at Wright Patterson Field Nov 17, 1941 and crashed 10 mi NW of Springfield, Ohio.
All aboard killed
1411 (22nd BG) scrapped in Brisbane Jan 1944.
1414 (22nd BG, 2nd BS) crashed and burned after runaway prop during takeoff at Langley Field Sep 25, 1941.
1415 (22nd BG, "Georgia Peach", later "Simba") scrapped at Brisbane Jan 1944.
1416 (22nd BG, 18th RS) got lost and landed on golf course at London, Kentucky Sep 5, 1941.  Disposition unknown.
1417 (22nd BG) crashed due to to fuel exhaustion en route to Port Moresby Apr 8, 1942.  Crew survived.
1418 (22nd BG, 408th BS) belly-landed in jungle near Tufi after being hit by AAA during attack in Rabaul Apr 11, 1942.
Crew survived and made their way back to base, taking 47 days.
1419 (22nd BG, 408th BS) crashed landed at sea near Palm Island en route from Port Moresby to Garbutt Field, 
Australia Apr 21, 1942.  7 killed, one survived.
1420 (22nd BG, "Murder Inc") crashelanded, nosewheel failure Feb 10, 1943
1421 (22nd BG, 33rd BS, 5th AF) ditched at sea close to shore at Hercules Bay about 40 mi S of Salamaua, Papua New Guinea
after hit by AAA over Lae, New Guinea Jan 7, 1943.  4 crew killed (one by natives who thought he was Japanese), 3 survived
and were rescued.
1422 (22nd BG) crash-landed at Kukumbuta, New Guinea due to AAA damage Jan 3, 1943.  
1423 assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, Virginia Nov 4, 1941 to Dec 18, 1941.
In landing accident at Langley Field, Virginia Dec 7, 1941 when nose gear failed.
1424 (22nd BG, 408th BS, 5th AF) shot down by flak and fighters in Battle of Midway Jun 4, 1942.  MACR 16386.  All 7 crew killed.
1425 (22nd BG) in landing accident at Akron Airpor, Ohio Oct 1, 1941
1426 (22nd BG, 19th BS) damaged during attack on Rabaul May 2, 1942 and forced down in Trobriand Islands
between Rabaul and New Guinea.  Plane flipped over on its back.  2 of the crew
killed, other 5 survived and were rescued.  Reported recovered
from Trobriand Island ca 1974.
1427 (22nd BG) scrapped in Brisbane Jan 1944.
1428 (22nd BG) scrapped in Brisbane Jan 1944
1429 (22nd BG, 19th BS) destroyed on ground during enemy air attack at Port Moresby Apr 24, 1942.
1430 (22nd BG) scrapped at Brisbane Jan 1944
1431 (22nd BG) ditched after takeoff at Hickam Field, Hawaii Mar 29, 1942.
1432 (22nd BG) scrapped at Brisbane Jan 1944
1433 (22nd BG, 19th BS, 5th AF) crashed on landing at Iron Range, Australia when tire blew on landing Sep 13, 1942.  Aircraft
hit a termite mound and crashed into a compressor truck and caught fire.  1 killed, rest of crew survived.
Aircraft destroyed by fire.
1436 (22nd BG) scrapped in Brisbane Jan 1944
1437 (22nd BG) w/o due to damage on ground at Port Moresby Aug 17, 1942.
1438 (22nd BG) disappeared in storm between Canton and Fiji enroute to Australia Mar 25, 1942.  7 missing.
1439 (22nd BG, 2nd BS, "Avenger") belly landed at Muroc, CA Dec 19, 1941.
1440 (ACPG DET) in landing accident at Eglin Field, Florida Apr 2, 1942
1441 (22nd BG, 33rd BS) destroyed on ground by enemy action at Port Moresby Apr 24, 1942.
1442 (22nd BG, 408th BS) crashed at sea in Trobriand Islands after being hit by AAA 
Apr 6, 1942.  1 killed, rest rescued.
1443 (22nd BG, HQ Sq) crashed on takeoff at Biggs Field, TX Dec 9, 1941.
1444 (22nd BG) crash landed after being hit by AAA over Salamaua PNG Jul 23, 1943.  1 killed.
1445 (42nd BG, 77th BS) in forced landing at Walla Walla Airport, Washington Dec 31, 1941.  Ran out of fuel.
In landing accident with (28th CG, 77th BS0 at Elmendorf Field, Alaska Jun 19, 1942.
1446 (22nd BG, "Miss Mercury") force landed at Fall River, Milne Bay, PNG after engine fire 
Dec 19, 1942 and damaged beyond repair.
1447 (22nd BG, 2nd BS) blew tire on landing at Reid River, Australia Apr 22, 1942 and scavenged for parts.
1448 (38th BG, 69th BS) in landing accident at Patterson Field, Ohio May 21, 1942.  W/o Jun 28, 1943 at Laughlin Field, TX 
1449 damaged Oct 13, 1942 in landing at Tyndall Field, Florida
1450 W/o May 23, 1943 at Laughlin Field, TX 
1451 recovered from Smith River, BC Nov 9, 1971 and to Military
Aircraft Restoration Group, Chino, CA.  Reported 1972 in
open storage at Chino.
1452 W/o May 11, 1943 at Laughlin Field, TX 
1453 (77th BS, 28th BG, 11th AF) W/o Jan 16, 1942 at Watson Lake, Canada after ran out of fuel.  All crew survived and
were rescued.  Aircraft DBR and abandoned.
1454 (28 CG, 77 BS) in taxiing accident at Elmendorf Field, Alaska Apr 15, 1942.
1455 (77th BS, 28th BG, 11th AF) damaged Feb 20, 1942 in midair collision with P-36A 38-61 30 mi NE of Elmendorf Field, Alaska.
Able to land.  All crew survived, aircraft badly damaged, unknown if repaired.
1456 (77th BS, 28th BG, 11th AF) damaged Mar 7, 1942 in takeoff accident at Elmendorf Field, Alaska.  All crew survived,
Aircraft badly damaged, unknown if repaired.
1459 crash-landed in British Columbia Jan 16, 1942.  Recovered from
Smith River, BC Nov 9, 1971 and to Military Aircraft Restoration
Group, Chino, CA.  Re-registered as N4299K
and under restoration at MAPS Air Museum, Akron, Ohio.
1461 W/o Jan 16, 1942 at White Horse, Canada
1462 (22nd BG) broke nose strut while landing at Albuquerque, NM Oct 17, 1941.  
In landing accident with ARFC 2 Ftr G 5 mi SE of Offutt Field, Nebraska Jul 20, 1942.
1463 (28 CG, 73rd BS) in landing accident at Elmendorf Field, Alaska Apr 26, 1942.
1464 crash-landed in British Colombia Jan 16, 1942.  Acquired by David Tallichet for
restoration.  Owned by Kermit Weeks as N4297J.  Now in Kermit Weeks' Fantasy of Flight
Museum at Polk City, FL.
1465 W/o Dec 7, 1942 at Fort Glenn, AK 
1466 (73rd or 77th BS, 28th BG, 11th AF) crashed at Elmendorf Field, Alaska Jul 29, 1942.  All crew survived, aircraft DBR.
1467 (22nd BG, 33rd BS, 5th AF) shot down by A6M2 flown by PO1 Saburo Saki of Tanain Kokotai 2 mi off Lae 
in Huon Gulf, Morobe, Papua New Guinea May 28, 1942.  All 7 crew killed.
1468 (22nd BG, 408th BS, 5th AF, "Sad Sack") crashed after midair collision with Zero 25 mi Se of Lae, Papua New Guinea
July 4, 1942 in attack on Lae, New Guinea.  MACR 15070.  All 7 crew killed.
1469 (22nd BG, 2 BS) crashed in storm over Pacific near Palmyra Island enroute to Australia Apr 1, 1942.  4 killed,
2 survived and were rescued.
1470 damaged Dec 15, 1941 in landing at Gowen Field, Idaho
1471 damaged Aug 19, 1942 in landing at Tyndall Field, Florida
1472 (38th BG, 69th BS) crashed Dec 21, 1941 at Jackson, MS shortly
after takeoff from Jackson Air Base.  All aboard killed.
1473 (22nd BG, 33rd BS) crashed on takeoff at Garbutt Field, Australia Apr 21, 1942.  8 killed.
1474 (22nd BG, 408th BS, 5th AF) ditched 1 mi offshore from Wide Pay, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea
May 25, 1942 due to flak damage on attack on Montague Harbor, New Britain. Six crew survived, but 3 died later and
3 were resuced by RAAF PBY Mar 25, 1943.
1475 (22nd BG, 33rd BS) crashed into mountain Dec 31, 1942 Cajon Pass, CA.  9 killed.
1476 (22nd BG, "Flying Parson") nosewheel collapsed during ground warmup May 15, 1943.
1477 (22nd BG, 2nd BS) crashed May 12, 1943 due to muddy strip at Antil Plains, Australia
1478 (73rd BS,28th BG, 11th AF) shot down by AAA over Gertrude Cove, Kiska Island Oct 15, 1942.  No MACR.
Fate of crew unknown
1479 W/o Nov 7, 1941 at Gowen Field, ID 
1480 (22nd BG) crashed near Woodstock, QLD Mar 9, 1943 due to fuel exhaustion.  1 killed.
1481 (22nd BG, "Dumbo") crashed on takeoff at Reid River, Australia Dec 23, 1942.  Crew OK
1482 damaged Nov 23, 1943 in landing at Tarrant Field, Texas.
1483 W/o Jan 15, 1942 at Paine Field, WA 
1484 W/o Aug 27, 1943 at Ft Clark, TX 
1485 W/o Sep 19, 1943 at Bracketville, TX 
1486 (22nd BG, 408th BS) crashed on landing after receiving combat damage on raid on Rabaul May 14, 1942.
1487 W/o Mar 19, 1942 at Vandalia, OH 
1488 (22nd BG) scrapped in Brisbane Jan 1944
1489 (22nd BG, 2nd BS) buckled fuselage in hard landing at Antil Plans, QLD May 15, 1942.
1490 (22nd BG) missing in storm near Palmyra Island enroute to Australia Apr 1, 1942.  7 MIA
1491 (22nd BG) scrapped at Brisbane Jan 1944
1492 (22nd BG, 2nd BS) shot up by fighters during attack on convoy off Buna, New Guinea Aug 13, 1942 and 
crashlanded in shallow water off Cape Nelson, Porlock Harbor.  1 killed.
1493 (22nd BG) crashed due to fuel exhaustion at Loloki, PNG Nov 2, 1942.
1494 (22nd BG, HW Sq) crashed at Muroc Dry Lake, CA Dec 18, 1941 due to icing.  All killed.
1495 (22nd BG) crashed on takeoff Jan 10, 1943, Port Moresby, PNG.  7 killed, 8 survived
1496 (22nd BG, 19th BS, 5th AF) made belly landing near Wu Wu, Papua New Guinea due to fuel exhaustion Aug 7, 1942.  
All six crew survived and were helped by friendly natives and made it back to Port Moresby Sep 3, 1942.  The
crew set the aircraft on fire and destroyed it
1497 (22nd BG, 408th BS, "Tailspin Tommy") damaged on ground at Port Moresby by bombs and
strafing Jul 3, 1942.
1498 (22nd BG, 19th BS) lost May 9, 1942 near Torlesse Island during attack on Japanese shipping
1499 (22nd BG, "Walbash Cannonball") scrapped at Brisbane Jan 1944   
1501 crash-landed in British Columbia Jan 16, 1942.  Now under restoration at Empire State
Aerosciences Museum as N4299S.  In 2012 was at Military Aircraft Restoration Corporation, Anaheim, California.
1502 w/o Jan 16, 1942 when ran out of fueld and forced landed near Watson Lake, Canqda
1503 (22nd BG) wrecked when tire blew on landing at Laliki, PNG Nov 2 ,1942
1504 (938th BG, HQ Sq) in taxiing accident at Jackson AAB, Mississippi Dec 16, 1941.
1507 (22nd BG, 19th BS) crashed at Nowra, NSW Jun 1, 1942.
1508 (22nd BG, Headquarters BS, 5th AF, "The Virginian") shot down by A6M2 30 mi off Salamaua Morobe, Papua New Guinea
Jun 9, 1942.  MACR 16074.  All 8 crew killed
1509 (22nd BG, "Ole' Tomato") W/o Mar 28, 1942 at Bellows Field, HI 
1510 (22nd BG, 408th BS) damaged beyond repair during enemy air raid Port Moresby Jun 9, 1942.
1513 W/o Jan 19, 1942 at McChord Field, WA 
1515 (22nd BG, "Donald Duck") scrapped at Brisbane, Australia Jan 1944.
1516 (22nd BG, "Calamity Jane/ "El Valiente"/"Margie") scrapped at Brisbane Jan 1944.
1517 (22nd BG, "Wabash Cannonball II") scrapped at Brisbane, Australia Jan 1944
1518 (22nd BG, 408th BS, "Cossack") landed with nosewheel up at Jackson Field, Port Moresby,
New Guinea
1520 W/o Jan 14, 1942 at Boise, ID 
1521 (22nd BG, 19th BS, 5th AF) ran out of fuel and crashed near Mount Suckling after missing Port Moresby, PNG Aug 7, 1942.  
MACR 16355.  All 7 crew bailed out, 2 were killed, 5 survived and returned to duty.
1522 (22nd BG) blew up and burned while being serviced at Garbutt, QLD Jun 4, 1943
1526 (38th BG, 70th BS) in taxiing accident at Jackson AAB, Mississippi Dec 23, 1941.
1528 W/o Mar 24, 1943 at Laughlin Field, TX 
1529 (22nd BG, 2nd BS, 5th AF) MIA over Kokoda mountains, New Guinea Dec 17, 1942.  MACR 16095.  All 7 crew killed.
1531 W/o Mar 21, 1942 at Memphis, TN 
1532 (22nd BG, "Sourpuss") Scrapped at Brisbane, Australia Jan 1944.  Flew with
tail of 40-1403.
1533 (22nd BG) engine cut on landing at Cairns, Queensland and ship went off
runway into trees and swamp Jul 5, 1943.  Salvaged.
1534 (22nd BG, 408th BS) crashed during attack by 3 Zeros while landing at Port Moresby
after strike on Vunakanau Airdrome, Rabaul May 13, 1942.  Tailgunner KIA,
3 crewmembers injured, rest uninjured.
1536 (22nd BG, "Boomerang") scrapped at Brisbane, Australia Jan 1944.
1538 (38th BG, 15th BS) in takeoff crash at Patterson Field, Ohio Jun 4, 1942
1539 W/o Mar 16, 1942 at Wilmington, OH 
1540 damaged Sep 4, 1942 in landing at Tyndall Field, Florida
1543 W/o Nov 3, 1942 at Las Vegas, NV 
1545 (38th BG, 70th BS) in landing accident at Patterson Field, Ohio May 11, 1942
1547 (22nd BG, "Blondie's Dream/"Hoosier Miss"/"Red Raider") scrapped at Brisbane,
Australia Jan 1944.
1548 W/o Apr 3, 1943 at Barksdale Field, LA 
1549 (22nd BG, "Kansas Comet II") scrapped at Brisbane, Australia Jan 1944
1551 W/o Mar 20 1942 at Greenfield, IN 
1552 (22nd BG, "Rose of San Antone") scrapped at Brisbane, Australia Jan 1944
1553 W/o Mar 19, 1942 at Patterson Field, OH 
1554 W/o Oct 3, 1942 at Hatbox Field, OK 
1555 (28th CG, 77th BS) in landing accident at Elmendorf Field, Alaska Aug 27, 1942.
1558 W/o  Feb 14, 1943 at Bellingham Airport, WA 
1559 in ground collision Laughlin Field, Del Rio, TX Mar 10, 1943.  2 killed.
1560 W/o Sep 22, 1942 at Cape Chagak, AK 

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